A nurse anaesthetist, also known as a CRNA, works under the direction of a doctor or anesthesiologist to ensure that anaesthesia is administered safely. The Nurse Anesthetist will also provide pain relief, stabilisation and recovery care for patients.
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Career prospects & criteria
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M.Sc. in Nursing
Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM)/ General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM)
What you need to get started
Foundational knowledge in topics ranging from health assessments and pathophysiology to anatomy and pharmacology is a must.
A minimum of one year of experience working in an adult intensive critical care unit (ICU).
Preoperative, Perioperative, and Postoperative
Measurement and Calculation skills